Walz said when he was a teacher, he taught his students that many Minnesotans see the Columbus statue as a “legacy of genocide,” and that it is time to take a “hard look at the dated symbols and injustices around us,” Fox 9 reported. … [Read more...] about ‘The Time For Being Complacent Is Over’: American Indian Activists Tear Down Columbus Statue At Minnesota State Capitol
Love averaged 20 points per game and was the MVP. Russell, the consummate point guard and All-League player who later was a standout at USF, knew how, when and where to get Love the ball. Though affectionately known as J-Love, Justin was known among teammates as “The Rifleman,” the nickname of Chuck Person, a 14-year NBA veteran known for his instant offense. … [Read more...] about Justin Love, whose talent shined on courts from SF to Ukraine, dies at 41
This is what makes Wallace and NASCAR’s actions so shocking to a lot of people, myself included. We know what that flag stands for and how dear a lot of people hold it. As sports continue to open up, we’ll see what it stands for and what it holds dearly. … [Read more...] about The NFL. NASCAR. George Floyd has inspired a sports reckoning too. Will it last?
I remember we used to visit a little place in London for young men who had AIDS. Their partners had passed away and their families either wanted nothing to do with them or they were just too scared to visit. This was a time of great unknown. I remember we used to go there long before the Princess of Wales did. She wanted to know someone was there for them. And she would make them laugh or tell stories during this time of despair. There were no paparazzi. It was just her. And they loved her for it. She made them forget. … [Read more...] about Princess Margaret’s lady-in-waiting says royal ‘didn’t believe in divorce’: ‘She had no choice’